1 Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.
This list doesn't make all that much sense because if someone is important enought to have made this list then that says something. - ParasN2000
My little brother made this list
So sorry about this list
Leave this list and go to
The best people in American history list
Basically this is a Troll's list.
Incongruously mixes together pop culture figures, politicians, sports figures, and even [strangely] a couple of inventors.
Besides the fact that the list does not define what makes somebody "important", it seems to have been created simply to elicit comments of disagreement.
Sounds to me like a disgruntled student in a Junior High School history class who doesn't like doing homework.
2 Barack Obama
Barack Hussein Obama II served as the 44th president of the United States of America. He was elected in 2008 after serving in the Senate from 2005-08, beating John McCain and becoming the first African-American to be elected President of the United States. He was elected again in 2012, beating Mitt ...read more.
He sucks. He made America decline in power.
The only two presidents who should be on this list are Franklin Pierce and Gerald Ford.
Obama is the most inferior person to ever lead the United States. - NoEntranceHere
Who makes these lists?
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History will be kind to Obama
Dick Cheney Brought WATERBOARDING to USA
George W. Bush made America the laughing stock of the world
DONALD TRUMP IS RUINING AMERICA EVERYDAY AND NEEDS TO BE IMPEACHED
3 George W. Bush
George Walker Bush is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 and 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. The eldest son of Barbara and George H. W.
Surprisingly, I heard he cut taxes and that he was going after Osama bin Laden, but other than that, he didn't do anything about unemployment and he started our war in Iraq with the excuse that WMD's were being hidden there. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
4 Larry the Cable Guy
Daniel Lawrence Whitney, known professionally by his stage name Larry the Cable Guy, is an American stand-up comedian, actor, former radio personality and comedian.
5 George Lucas
George Walton Lucas, Jr. is an American filmmaker and entrepreneur. He is best known as the creator of the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, as well as the founder of Lucasfilm and Industrial Light & Magic.
Really! He brought science fiction to a whole new level. How many kids love science because of Star Wars. There is like 5 people on this list that did a lot for America. Must be an idiot who made it - westofohio
6 Seth MacFarlane
Seth Woodbury MacFarlane is an American television producer, filmmaker, actor, and singer, working primarily in animation and comedy, as well as live-action and other genres.
7 Kim Kardashian
Kimberly Noel "Kim" Kardashian West is an American reality television personality, actress, socialite, businesswoman and model.
Why isint she higher - DogeFan132
8 Justin Bieber
Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada and is Christian. He is the son of author Pattie Mallette. ...read more.
He's horrible and killed people. The only thing he ever did was shrink the population and be mean!
Canadian, but okay... - Knucklewood
He killed kids!
He’s from Canada though. - AliciaMae
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9 Joe Biden
Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr. is an American politician who was the 47th Vice President of the United States, jointly elected twice with President Barack Obama, and in office from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Biden represented Delaware as a United States Senator from 1973 until ...read more.
10 Andy Dick
Andrew Roane "Andy" Dick is an American comedian, actor, musician, and television and film producer. Throughout his career, Dick has experienced arrests, legal issues, and controversies. Some of his most offensive moments include indecent exposure, drug intoxication, saying insensitive and racist remarks, ...read more.
11 Dick Cheney
Richard Bruce Cheney, generally known as Dick Cheney is an American politician and businessman who was the 46th Vice President of the United States from 2001 to 2009, under President George W. Bush.
12 Lance Armstrong
Lance Edward Armstrong is a former American professional road racing cyclist. At age 16, Armstrong began competing as a triathlete and was a national sprint-course triathlon champion in 1989 and 1990.
13 Cyrus McCormick
14 Sarah Palin
Sarah Louise Palin is an American politician, commentator, and author who served as the ninth Governor of Alaska from 2006 until her resignation in 2009. As the Republican Party nominee for Vice President in the 2008 Presidential election running with the Republican presidential nominee, Arizona Senator ...read more.
I'd say she should be number one, but she's not significant enough.
15 Rush Limbaugh
16 Tiger Woods
Eldrick Tont "Tiger" Woods is an American professional golfer who is among the most successful golfers of all time.
17 Franklin Pierce
Franklin Pierce was the 14th President of the United States. Pierce was a northern Democrat who saw the abolitionist movement as a fundamental threat to the unity of the nation.
18 Donald Trump
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States. Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, ...read more.
Unequivocally number one n this list. Though I suppose his incompetence and vile moral character might be responsible for our country's demise. that's important, unfortunately!
19 Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley was an American musician and actor. Known as "The King" He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including "Heartbreak Hotel" "Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock" "Love me Tender" Elvis debuted in the movie "Love me Tender" and focused less on his music and continued that way. ...read more.
The start of modern music as we know it begins with him. He opened the doors at the world for black singers ( race music like they called in the fifties was not accepted by a racist white america at that time ), inspired most of the singers after him, he can be concidered as the inventor of the sexual revolution... so many things came after him because of him. He's too important to be ignored on a sociological level like one of the comments is saying here! Doesn't belong on the list!
Actually he was very important on a sociological level.
He was one of the Beatles's influences.
I love this guy
20 Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj is a Trinidadian American rapper/pop music artist. Nicki is most known for songs like "Anaconda", "Only", "Truffle Butter", "Super Bass" and "Stupid Hoe" . Her real name is Onika Tanya Maraj. She was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James Trinidad and Tobago. ...read more.
If you don't like her, you are just a racist.
I want to shoot this bitch!
21 Hugh Hefner
Hugh Marston Hefner was an American businessman, magazine publisher, and playboy. He was the founder of Playboy and editor-in-chief of the magazine, which he founded in 1953.
22 Eli Whitney
His invention of a cotton-cleaning engine had dramatic effects on the American economy, marketing of cotton products in Europe, and the use of slaves in the cotton industry.
Only somebody around age 13 would think his invention was not tremendously influential to its time and even into our own time.
23 Calvin Coolidge
John Calvin Coolidge Jr. was an American politician and the 30th President of the United States. A Republican lawyer from New England, born in Vermont, Coolidge worked his way up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics, eventually becoming governor.
24 Britney Spears
Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana. She performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows like "The Mickey Mouse Club" as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997 and going on to become a pop superstar ...read more.
And yet, people flock to her shows, and seem to care what she says; unbelievable.
25 Zachary Taylor
Zachary Taylor was the 12th President of the United States, serving from March 1849 until his death in July 1850. Before his presidency, Taylor was a career officer in the United States Army, rising to the rank of major general.
26 Paris Hilton
Paris Whitney Hilton is an American businesswoman, socialite, television personality, model, actress, singer, DJ, and author .
27 Hillary Clinton
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton is an American politician who was a Democratic presidential candidate in the 2008 and 2016 elections.
Should be named "hilliary clinton" 'cause she's a liar
28 Adam Sandler
Adam Richard Sandler is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and film producer. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star in many Hollywood feature films that combined have grossed over $2 billion at the box office.
29 James A.Garfield
30 Lil Wayne
Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. is an American hip hop artist and is often referred to as one of the worst rappers of all time. He was signed to Cash Money Records by Birdman at a young age. Before he became a household name and the artist he is today, he was 1 quarter of the southern rap group The Hot Boys, ...read more.
31 Taylor Swift
Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She is best known for writing break up songs and for having more than 5 Grammys. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching a documentary about ...read more.
32 Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
I object to this because he was a person against discrimination
He was very important. - Therandom
Who ever put him on here is a idiot and probably a racist - westofohio
Are you kidding me. what is he doing on here. He did more for civil rights than most people have. - westofohio
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33 William McKinley
William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1897 until his assassination in September 1901, six months into his second term.
34 Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bean Bryant is an American retired professional basketball player. He played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. Kobe Bryant has won 5 NBA championships with the Lakers and is the all-time leading scorer in Lakers franchise history.
35 William Henry Harrison
William Henry Harrison was an American statesman who served as the 9th President of the United States from March 4, 1841 until his death on April 4, 1841. The cause of death of William Henry Harrison was pneumonia, after a cold and wet inauguration.
36 Shaquille O'Neal
Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal, nicknamed Shaq, is a retired American professional basketball player who is currently an analyst on the television program Inside the NBA. He is known for his fun, friendly personality, and is one of the most beloved athletes of all time.
37 Thomas R. Marshall
38 Jimmy Carter
James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. is an American politician and author who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. In 2002, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work with the Carter Center.
39 Barry Bonds
Barry Lamar Bonds is an American former professional baseball left fielder who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball with the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants.
40 Wendy Williams
41 Osama bin Laden
Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden was a Saudi Arabian-born stateless terrorist. He was a founder of al-Qaeda, the organization that claimed responsibility for the September 11 attacks on the United States, along with numerous other mass-casualty attacks against civilian and military targets worldwide. ...read more.
42 Freddie Freeman
43 Sam Pepper
44 Bernie Sanders
Bernard "Bernie" Sanders is an independent American Senator from Vermont and was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2016 election.
45 Miley Cyrus
Destiny Hope Cyrus, aka Miley Ray Cyrus, was born November 23, 1992, in Franklin, Tennessee, to Tish Cyrus and Billy Ray Cyrus. She is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Miley Cyrus's voice type is Mezzo-Soprano and has 4 octaves. She became a teen idol starring as the character Miley Stewart ...read more.
46 Honey Boo Boo
Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She influenced a lot of singers such as: Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Beyonce Knowles and Britney Spears . She is known as Queen of Pop and at modern pop culture specifically in 2012 "Madge" or MDNA . She has ...read more.
48 Amanda Seyfried
Amanda Michelle Seyfried is an American actress, model, and singer. She has appeared in movies such as Mean Girls, Mamma Mia!, and Les Misérables. Her work on TV includes CSI Las Vegas, Veronica Mars, and As The World Turns.
49 Jessica Lange
Jessica Phyllis Lange (born April 20, 1949) is an American actress who has received worldwide acclaim for her work in film, theater, and television. She made her professional film debut in the 1976 remake of the 1933 action-adventure classic King Kong, for which she won her first Golden Globe Award ...read more.
50 Walt Disney
Walter Elias "Walt" Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons.